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Whip It Good: From Lupercalia Lashes to Love Letters, the Hilarious Odyssey of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, an annual holiday celebrated on February 14th, can be traced back to ancient Rome. The historical narrative surrounding the origins of this romantic holiday is somewhat unclear, with various theories and legends being put forth. One prevailing theory suggests that Valentine’s Day originated from Lupercalia, an ancient Roman festival celebrated in mid-February. Lupercalia …

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